LegalJob meets with many candidates that try to hide or sugarcoat their biggest weakness (in a job interview). This approach is not generally effective because potential employers can usually see through the lines.
LegalJob was recently asked the career questions below by a young government lawyer. The two questions and answers that follow can apply to government service as well as any first or second legal job out of law school.
An important practice management tip is to make sure to follow appropriate law firm (or wherever) protocol, including being sensitive to proper chain of command when taking any kind of significant action or making requests.